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All Wago brand push-in connectors are rated for up to a #12 solid aluminium conductor if Wago's paste is used on the wire before insertion.
 

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Connection of solid aluminum
wires
WAGO spring-clamp terminal blocks
are suitable for solid aluminum wires Ê
up to 4 mm
2
/ AWG 12 if WAGO con-
tact paste „Alu-Plus“ is used for the
connection.
Please take into account that the nomi-
nal currents must be adapted to the
reduced conductivity of the aluminum
wires:
2.5 mm2
/ AWG 14 = 16 A
4 mm2
/ AWG 12 = 22 A
Cleaning and greasing of the aluminum
conductor is no longer necessary. Use
the WAGO contact paste “Alu-Plus“
instead, which is directly injected into
the conductor introduction hole of
WAGO terminal block by means of the
handy syringe.
This allows the easy connection of solid
aluminum wires (in case of multipole ter-
minal blocks, also mixed with copper
conductors).
WAGO „Alu-Plus“
l automatically destroys the oxide film
during clamping
l prevents fresh oxidation at the
clamping point
l prevents electrolytic corrosion bet-
ween aluminum- and copper con-
ductors (in the same terminal block)
l offers permanent protection against
corrosion
It is, of course, also possible to apply
the WAGO „Alu-Plus“ directly on the
whole surface of the aluminum wire
before clamping.
 
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Is this pretty much the same stuff as nolox? Just a different manufacture maybe...
Who knows? Probably, but the fact remains that you can only use their connectors on aluminium with their goo.
 

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Who knows? Probably, but the fact remains that you can only use their connectors on aluminium with their goo.
Ive never seen the Wago paste sold in stores before. This is a great example of how you cant sell a customer a product if you dont have it readily available for purchase.

This is great. A much cheaper ALU to CO connection than the rediculously expensive purple wire nuts. Now If I can just get my hands on this Wago paste Ill be in business.
 

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I was dead-set against them, until I discovered the lever type. They're pretty damn good.
 

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Probably wago paste is $8,000 a tube.........:whistling2:
 

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For that price save the money you'll lose on the job buy a big bag of coke and just go to town.
Sounds like you know how to party, though you should get some hookers to go along with the coke. Go big or go home, as they say. :laughing:

I haven't seen the lever wagos, only the cheesy things they supply with recessed cans. I usually end up throwing them away and using 3M orange/blue wirenuts instead. Then again, I also pre-twist conductors before I screw a wirenut on them, and I also loop conductors for devices unless they are the clamp style backwire, not spring clip.
 
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